Travel adds so much value - it helps me to be present, to be curious, and to be sometimes uncomfortable in ways that help me know myself and come to be a better understanding of others. Travel is what first taught me how to love and rely on myself. Travel is what continues to make me feel alive! (perhaps there are different kinds of travel that do this for me...)

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21 Amazing Hotels You Need To Visit Before You Die

21 Amazing Hotels You Need to Visit Before You Die - Astarte Suits Hotel, Greece - Website: astartesuites.


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Mevlâna Museum, Konya, Turkey

Mevlâna Museum, Konya, Turkey is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi.

Dervish Lodges - Konya, Turkey

The mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (qs), a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the whirling dervishes. Mevlâna died on 17 December Konya, Turkey

Sinop city, Black Sea, Turkey.

Picture of Old Greek houses in Sinop city, Black Sea, Turkey, Reminds me of…

Rumelihisari fortress, Istanbul, Turkey.

Built by Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 & before he conquered Constantinople.

The inspiration for my future "sitting room" -- Esbelli Evi cave hotel in Cappadocia.

A fine small inn of comfortable cave rooms hewn from the golden stone, with beautiful views of the Cappadocian landscape, and the warmest welcome you'll receive in Turkey.